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What to Know Before Buying a Power Saw?
It is great to have power tools regardless if you have small or big projects at home. This literally makes things faster and more convenient than relying with manual powered equipment. All construction tools actually fall in one of two categories and within these said categories, they are subdivided to how they are powered.
Following are the major characteristics for these categories and can help you decide on what you needed the most. Well first, let us talk about the main categories which are portability and stationary.
Portable – these power machines provide outstanding level of convenience to its users. You can easily work on different places as these devices are oftentimes handheld. But not because they are portable doesn’t mean that they are less powerful or has less importance in doing more serious job. They have specific uses that are critical and depending on what piece, they are not always that small. So as an example, air compressors are portable and typically have wheels but they have great functions in putting up fences in your home.
There are so many other portable devices that can be bought for this purpose such as planer, circular saw, sander, power drill, power saw and so on.
Stationary – these are the complete counterpart of portable power equipment as they are big and heavy and designed to execute bigger jobs. Pieces similar to table saw or a miter saw are two of the most common stationary equipment used in construction. They are created to cut large pieces of planks and woods. If ever you need big pieces such as these, then be sure that you have decent space workshop to accommodate them all. You simply can’t store these in your toolbox or cabinet mainly because of the reason that stationary power tools are furniture for your workshop.
Now that you have learnt the main categories of power tools, let’s now move onto the sub category section.
Gas powered – normally, these are big equipment used for outdoor. Edgers, weed-eaters as well as chainsaws are three of the most frequently used gas powered equipment. You can do work anywhere you wanted to as you have not to be tied to a cord or something, which makes it convenient to use at the same time.
Electric powered – these come in either corded or battery. For battery powered, it can present you convenience of not being tethered to the wall. As for corded, well, it is self-explanatory that it has to be plugged in an electric socket for it to produce power. But the benefit of this is that it doesn’t rely on the battery’s power as you have continuous flow of energy when you need it.